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May12008
Holtz elected to College Football HOF
Lou Holtz was one of the best coaches at Notre Dame but Notre Dame was just one stop among Holtz's career.
Keywords: lou holtz, football, hall of fame, iowa, william and mary, connecticut, south carolina, ohio state, nc state, arkansas, minnesota, national championship, heisman
May22004
Fr. Ned Joyce passes away
Executive Vice President of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, Father Edmund P. "Ned" Joyce passes away.
Keywords: father joyce, father hesburgh, acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, joyce center, basilica
May41971
Digger Phelps hired
Coach Digger Phelps is hired as Notre Dame's 14th head basketball coach.
Keywords: digger phelps, basketball, fordham, rider, penn, john dee
May61943
SS Knute Rockne launched
In the middle of World War II, a ship named for one of the most famous college football coaches is launched to sea.
Keywords: knute rockne, navy, world war ii
May71964
Memorial Library Dedicated
The Memorial Library is officially dedicated in a campus wide ceremony and academic convocation.
Keywords: hesburgh library, columbia
May82014
2014 NFL Draft Round 1
Zack Martin would become Notre Dame's 64th first-round pick.
Keywords: zack martin, nfl draft, dallas cowboys, seattle seahawks, andy heck, jeff faine, cleveland browns
May92002
Dan Devine passes away
After a long coaching career, Dan Devine passed away at the age of 82.
Keywords: dan devine, football, minnesota duluth, michigan state, arizona state, missouri, frank leahy, ara parseghian, father hesburgh, father joyce, national championship
May92014
2014 NFL Draft Rounds 2 & 3
With four players drafted today, ND would win the race to having five players drafted.
Keywords: nfl draft, troy niklas, louis nix, stephon tuitt, chris watt, pittsburgh steelers, arizona cardinals, houston texans, san diego chargers, malcolm johnson, chicago bears, terry hanratty, renaldo wynn, glenn earl, vontez duff, big xii, louisiana state, tyler eifert, kyle rudolph, john carlson, anthony fasano, michael floyd, jacksonville jaguars, green bay packers, aaron taylor
May101942
J. Edgar Hoover receives honorary degree
The director of the F.B.I. is on hand for the graduation ceremonies.
Keywords: j edgar hoover, honorary degree, father odonnell
May102014
2014 NFL Draft Rounds 4-7
Three more Notre Dame players would be drafted to bring the total to eight players, the most since 1994.
Keywords: nfl draft, prince shembo, bennett jackson, tj jones, atlanta falcons, new york giants, detroit lions, zeke motta, golden tate, southern cal, texas, louisiana state, alabama, george atkinson, carlo calabrese, dan fox, mike golic jr, tommy rees, kona schwenke, oakland raiders, cleveland browns, new orleans saints, washington redskins, kansas city chiefs
May111980
Crossroads Park
Crossroads Park was inbetween Lafortune and Hayes Healy for 25 years until the quad was relandscaped.
Keywords: father hesburgh, crossroads park, lafortune, crowley, hayes healy, nieuwland, paul linehan, joseph w evans
May151945
1st Lt George Murphy USMC
George Murphy was a starting end and team captain of Frank Leahy's 1942 Notre Dame team.
Keywords: football, george murphy, world war ii, frank leahy, okinawa, joe kuharich, hugh devore, ara parseghian, georgia tech, michigan, wisconsin, great lakes naval, tom creevy, john mcginnes, frank cusick, george birmingham, frank sullivan, bill hofer, bob mcbride, francis pieri
May171924
ND Students vs. the KKK
Tensions would run hot between Notre Dame students and Ku Klux Klan members. The students would run the Klan out of town but the victory would be short lived.
Keywords: ku klux klan, father walsh, harry stuhldreher
May191924
The KKK vs. ND Students
After a riot downtown two days ago, another would break out tonight. This time the students would be on the wrong end of it.
Keywords: ku klux klan, father walsh, father odonnell, world war i, gettysburg, civil war, father corby
May201984
Fr. Hesburgh receives honorary degree
Father Hesburgh has many degrees and today received one he surprisingly never earned.
Keywords: father hesburgh, commencement, graduation, loret miller ruppe, peace corps
May211923
Ara Parseghian's Birthday
Happy Birthday Coach Parseghian!
Keywords: ara parseghian, football, world war ii, miami ohio, woody hayes, northwestern, national championship, heisman, john huarte
May221977
President Carter gives the commencement address
President Carter became the second President of the United States to give the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, commencement, president carter, father hesburgh
May251917
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Keywords: father hesburgh, father joyce, president eisenhower, civil rights, martin luther king jr, father doyle, father collins, international atomic energy agency, holy cross
May262002
Hesburgh earns 150th honorary degree
Father Hesburgh receives yet another honorary degree and pushes forward into the record books.
Keywords: father hesburgh, university of san diego, guinness book of records
May271838
Father Sorin ordained
Father Sorin is ordained in France, joining the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Keywords: father sorin, basil moreau, congregation of holy cross, bishop bouvier, bishop hailendière
May272013
A Memorial Day tribute: ND football players who died in WWII
As a salute to Memorial Day, numerous Notre Dame athletes and alumni served in the armed forces in both World War I and World War II. Today, the 18 football players who sacrificed their lives for our freedom are remembered.
Keywords: football, memorial day, hercules boreolos, george birmingham, harold borer, jack chevigny, tom creevy, louis curran, frank cusick, ted dorosh, norb ellrott, allen elward jr, vince harrington, wayne johnston, john mcginnis, george murphy, martin oreilly, howard petschel, robert callahan, arnold mcinerney, knute rockne, world war ii, world war i, yankee stadium, army, texas, track team, shot put, emil sitko, george gipp, hunk anderson, iwo jima, bob dove, purdue, marquette, okinawa, john murphy, hering award, francis pieri
May301911
Fair Catch Corby unveiled on campus
Two time president of Notre Dame, Father Corby has a statue dedicated on campus.
Keywords: civil war, fair catch corby, gettysburg, father corby, holy cross, irish brigade, corby hall
May311871
Basilica cornerstone laid
The cornerstone of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is laid today to replace the previous Sacred Heart Church.
Keywords: basilica, sacred heart, civil war, main building, dome, father sorin, father granger, brother harding